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From serving their nation to serving their city

    Military service is not uncommon among law enforcement officers and the Crete Police Department is no exception, with four full time and two part-time officers with years in a military...

Men sentenced in fountain damage

Three men charged with the destruction of the Crete City Park fountain last February were sentenced in District Court on Monday to two years probation, 50 hours community service and restitution.

Crete caring continues 2014

by Pastor Nathan Ristvedt Crete Ministerial Association     Crete Cares begins its 41st consecutive year of extending mercy and God’s love in the Crete area this week. We are looking forward...

Veterans Day potluck and program

The Doane College Veterans Day program will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in the college’s Heckman Auditorium.

Finishing Red’s war story

Joan Buhrmann, 88, of rural Lancaster County writes things down; details her experiences. She writes a regular letter for friends and family and sends it out by email. She knows her husband’s war stories...

Bob Wanek’s work in Crete businesses leaves lasting mark

Krenk family gives TeamMates scholarship

Ebke leads tight District 32 race

Halloween events in Crete

Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 4

Prevention Coalition to meets Nov. 3

County Road 2400 to close for work

Red Ribbon Week highlights October for CPD

Heartland Championships bring 180 competitors

Fairbury attorney appointed to County Court

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Crete spikers end season at district

Crete spikers end season at district

Norris defeated the Crete High volleyball team 25-16, 25-12, 25-12 Tuesday (Nov. 4) at the Norris Middle School gym in the B-5 district tournament to end the Cardinal season.

Bears outscore Cardinals in first round

Bears outscore Cardinals in first round

Blair scored on three of their first four second-half possessions and held Crete to one touchdown after halftime on the way to a 31-22 first round state playoff win over the Cardinals Friday on Papik...

Crete spikers head for district tourney

The Crete High volleyball team took an early lead in the first set but couldn’t maintain their momentum Tuesday (Oct. 28) in a 3-0 loss to York in the Crete High gym.

Crete tops Norris, takes district title

The Crete Cardinals polished off a district championship, automatic state playoff berth and a 7-2 regular season Friday night on Papik Field with a 12-7 win over Norris.

Cardinals avenge loss to Fairbury

The Crete High volleyball team split a pair of matches last week, topping Fairbury 3-1 Tuesday in the Crete High gym before dropping a 3-0 decision Thursday at Norris.

Healed-up Cardinals defuse 'Bolts

Two Cards qualify for state cross country

Crete 10th at state golf meet

Crete spikers have rugged week

Cardinals have answers in win over Orangemen

Crete harriers medal at conference meet

Golfers in ninth after first round at state

Softball season ends at district tourney

Crete spikers fall to Lakeview

Cardinals rush past Pioneers, 40-0

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Tigers record epic upset victory over Mustangs

Tigers record epic upset victory over Mustangs

As he watched on-field celebrations from the press box, including the making of snow angels, following Saturday’s almost-inconceivable 49-48 Doane upset win over NAIA No. 1 Morningside, it was difficult...

Doane men outlast Bethel in OT

Doane men outlast Bethel in OT

The Doane men’s basketball team had an up and down week, posting an 82-75 overtime win over Bethel (Kan.) in home action Tuesday (Nov. 11) before falling to Briar Cliff 64-48 in their Great Plains...

Tiger women topple ranked Red Raiders

Snapping a nine-year winless streak at Orange City, the Doane women’s basketball team shocked NAIA Division II preseason 15th-ranked Northwestern 73-60 last Tuesday (Nov. 11) to open their Great Plains...

Wrestlers open season with dual wins

The Doane wrestling team chalked up their first dual meet victories following the reintroduction of the program last year in their season-opening triangular meet Friday at Dakota Wesleyan University in...

Tigers shut out Briar Cliff

With the NAIA’s most potent offense looming in the wings, the Doane defense pitched a 20-0 shutout against Briar Cliff Saturday on Papik Field.

Tiger men upset ranked Tabor

DeWispelare leads Tigers at GPAC meet

Women take ranked team into OT

Tigers bow out in GPAC tourney

Women split with KCAC teams

Tiger men win season opener

Doane rolls over Dordt, 33-7

Soccer teams secure GPAC tourney berths

Tigers win home finale

Moore TDs push Tigers past 'Dogs

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Timberwolves on their way to state

Timberwolves on their way to state

              FIRTH — After winning the Class D2-1 district championship over Johnson-Brock Thursday night, the Exeter-Milligan volleyball...

Exeter-Milligan blast CWC 58-18

Exeter-Milligan blast CWC 58-18

              MILLIGAN — As the harvest moon rose in the eastern sky Wednesday night, the Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves were reaping a bountiful...

Griffins end Friend volleyball season

              DEWITT — After the first set of the D1-1 district championship at Tri County last Thursday, the Friend girls were ecstatic...

Bulldogs handle Diller-Odell in playoffs

              FRIEND — The first time Friend met up with Diller-Odell, it was without the Griffins’ standout quarterback Austin Vitosh....

W-C girls get win over Southern

            WILBER — “It was like aliens came overhead and sucked the souls from our bodies then on the return trip, they reanimated us.”...

T-Wolves blast Meridian 62-13

Bulldogs up to 7-0

Lokken qualifies for state CC

Wolverines shut down Lincoln Christian

E-M outlasts Giltner

Wolverines thrash Warriors

E-M needs 5 sets to top Friend

Meridian beats BDS in marathon night

AC tourney is tough for W-C

Bulldogs chase down Mustangs